14 Jan, 2020

Employer beware: OSHA Repeat Violations.

By |2020-01-14T09:22:55-07:00January 14th, 2020|Employer OSHA Compliance, OSHA Enforcement|0 Comments

Employer Beware: OSHA Repeat Violations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can look back 3 years of a business’s citation history to determine whether a “repeat” violation condition exists.  (The OSHA statute does not, in fact, state a time limitation, rather, OSHA has settled on a policy to look back only three years. Letter [...]

2 Jan, 2020

Dealing with OSHA Citations

By |2020-01-02T16:47:54-07:00January 2nd, 2020|Employer OSHA Compliance, OSHA Enforcement|0 Comments

Dealing with OSHA Citations The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency designed to provide safety information, safety training suggestions, and safety programs.  The focus of OSHA is assisting employers to provide a safe workplace free of hazards to employees.  OSHA also has an enforcement function.  If an employer is allowing a noncomplying [...]

8 Oct, 2019

Documenting workplace hazards-Avoid OSHA fines, it’s simple.

By |2019-10-08T07:58:38-06:00October 8th, 2019|Employee Safety, Employer OSHA Compliance, Hazard Identification, OSHA Enforcement, OSHA Safety, Safety programs|0 Comments

It is simple to avoid OSHA fines.  Personal protective equipment commonly referred to as PPE.  PPE refers to safety glasses, hard/steel toe shoes, hearing protection, face protection, gloves, respirators, etc. You no doubt know PPE is used to provide safety protection of employees from a variety of common workplace hazards. Hazards such as eye hazards [...]

31 Jul, 2017

Unintended Consequences in Safety-Repeat OSHA Violations

By |2018-01-10T15:36:10-07:00July 31st, 2017|Avoiding Work Place Injury, Employee Safety, Employer OSHA Compliance, OSHA Enforcement, OSHA Safety, Safety Expert Witness, Uncategorized, Worker Safety|0 Comments

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”, so said Laurence J. Peter, a professor at the University of Southern California whose works touched the business world.  (He is well known for the “Peter Principal”.)  Peter’s above quote essentially points out that action lacking a clear objective will [...]